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Distribution

שום לבנבן - מפת תפוצה

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Description & Remarks

A bulbous geophyte with whitish flowers, blooming takes place at the end of spring when most other herbaceous plants are dry.

The status of this species in still not clear. Brullo et al described the populations of Allium pallens in our region as Allium nazarenum with a typical subspecies in the Mediterranean region and ssp. ramonense in the Negev Highlands. The typical subspecies has larger plants, purplish anthers and spathe that is longer than the inflorescence. Ssp ramonense is a smaller plant with yellowish anthers and spathe about the size of the inflorescence or shorter. According to Brullo et al. Allium pallens is a separate species, but in Kew’s Plants of the world catalog it is a ssp. of Allium paniculatum.

O. Fragman-Sapir, 2019

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Additional Names

Hebrew with Vowels:
שׁוּם לְבַנְבַּן
Synonym (Scientific):
Allium coppoleri Tineo
Life form (Raunkiaer):
geophyte
Spinescence:
absent
Succulence:
non-succulent
Summer Shedding:
ephemeral
Petal or tepal color:
white
Sexuality and Reproductive Morphology:
Flowers hermaphrodite only
Sporangia or Seed Homogeneity:
Homogeneous seeds-fruits
Flowering Time:
July, June, May
Leaf arrangement:
alternate (one leaf per node), rosette
Leaf Type:
entire
Leaf or leaflet margin:
smooth
Stipule:
absent
Habitat:
Batha, Phrygana
Chorotype:
Mediterranean
Drought Resistence:
Salt Resistance:
glycophyte
Synanthrop:
obligate natural

Taxonomy

Superdivision:
Spermatophyta
Division:
Angiospermae
Class:
Monocotyledoneae
Family:
Amaryllidaceae
Genus:
Allium